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Conference Abstracts

(*Dr. Chen Li is the corresponding author)

(Dr. Chen Li’s students and postdocs at JHU)

  1. Othayoth R, Thoms G, *Li C (2019), Physics of animal and robot locomotor transitions in complex terrain, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 64 (to appear)
  2. Xuan Q, Othayoth R, *Li C (2019), Randomness in appendage oscillations helps a robot self-right, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 64 (to appear)
  3. Wang Y, Othayoth R, *Li C (2019), Importance of body and leg adjustment for traversing cluttered terrain, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 64 (to appear)
  4. Fu Q, *Li C (2019), Body compliance helps snake robots traverse large steps, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 64 (to appear)
  5. Othayoth R, Thoms G, *Li C (2019), Animals and robots vibrate to explore locomotion energy landscapes to make locomotor transitions, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 Abstract
  6. Xuan Q, Othayoth R, *Li C (2019), In silico experiments reveal the importance of randomness of motions in cockroach’s winged self-righting, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 Abstract
  7. Gart SW, Fu Q, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2019), Snakes partition their body to traverse large steps and inspire a snake robot, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 Abstract
  8. Fu Q, *Li C (2019), Body compliance helps snakes traverse large step obstacles, Integrative and Comparative Biology 59 Abstract
  9. Othayoth R, Thoms G, Xuan Q, *Li C (2018), Vibration helps robots explore locomotion energy landscapes and transition to more favorable locomotor modes, Robotics: Science & Systems conference Abstract
  10. Han Y, Wang Y, *Li C (2018) Legged robots use terradynamic shapes and adjust legs to escape obstacles and traverse cluttered terrain, Robotics: Science & Systems conference Abstract
  11. Fu Q, Gart SW, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2018), A novel, adaptive, partitioned gait of biological snakes helps snake robots traverse a large step, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  12. Han Y, Wang Y, *Li C (2018) Locomotion energy landscape guides the design of legged robot gait for traversing large obstacles, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  13. Gart SW, Yan C, Othayoth R, Ren Z, *Li C (2018) Active tail helps legged robots dynamically traverse large gap and bump obstacles, Robotics: Science & Systems conference (poster) Abstract
  14. Othayoth R, Thoms G, Xuan Q, Ren Z, *Li C (2018), Locomotion energy landscapes to understand animal locomotor transitions in 3-D multi-component terrains, 18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Abstract
  15. Mitchel TW, Xuan Q, Kim JS, Chirikjian GS, *Li C (2018), A novel 3-D full body model of snake locomotion in complex 3-D terrains, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  16. Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Insects change locomotion modes to traverse 3-D obstacles with varied potential energy barriers, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  17. Ren Z, Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Legged robots change locomotor modes to traverse 3-D obstacles with varied stiffness, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  18. Fu Q, Mitchel TW, Yi N, Gart SW, *Li C (2018), Snake robot’s poor 3-D obstacle traversal reveals snake’s better stability mechanisms, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 63 Abstract
  19. Mitchel TW, Gart SW, Kim JS, Chirikjian GS, *Li C, Snakes traversing large step obstacles: kinematics and mechanics, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  20. Gart SW, Mitchel TW, *Li C (2018), Snakes traversing large step obstacles: behavior, gait, and performance, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  21. Othayoth R, *Li C (2018), Cockroaches change locomotor modes to traverse beam obstacles of varied stiffness, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  22. Han Y, *Li C (2018), Cockroach and robot locomotion reveals the need to integrate sensory feedback with body mechanics to traverse complex 3-D terrains, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  23. Thoms G, *Li C (2018), Body vibrations induced by legged locomotion help traverse complex 3-D obstacles, Integrative and Comparative Biology 58 Abstract
  24. Gart SW, Winey N, Obert RDLT, *Li C (2017), Dynamic traversal of high bumps and large gaps by a small legged robot, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  25. Othayoth R, Xuan Q, *Li C (2017), Induced vibrations increase performance of a winged self-righting robot, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  26. Han Y, Wang Z, *Li C (2017), Body shape helps legged robots climb and turn in complex 3-D terrains, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  27. Thoms G, Yu S, Kang Y, *Li C (2017), Induced vibrations facilitate traversal of cluttered obstacles, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 62 Abstract
  28. Gart SW, *Li C (2017), Dynamic traversal of large gaps and high bumps by cockroaches, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  29. Othayoth R, Xuan Q, *Li C (2017), Leg vibrations help cockroaches self-right using wings, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  30. Han Y, Luo Y, Bi J, *Li C (2017) Body shape affects yaw and pitch motions of insects traversing complex 3-D terrains, Integrative and Comparative Biology 57 Abstract
  31. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Cockroaches inspire exoskeletal shells and wings that help robots traverse obstacles and self-right, International Congress of Entomology Abstract
  32. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Obstacle traversal and self-righting of bio-inspired robots reveal the physics of multi-modal locomotion, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 61 Abstract
  33. *Li C, Tian R, Porter W, Hammond Z, Strachan-Olson D, Kooker AW, Olivas J, Kessens CC, Jayaram K, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2016). Cockroach-inspired self-righting robots, Integrative and Comparative Biology 56 Abstract
  34. *Li C, Wöhrl T, Lam HK, Full RJ (2015). Self-righting behavior of cockroaches, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 60 Abstract
  35. *Li C, Wöhrl T, Lam HK, Full RJ (2015). Fast, flipping cockroaches: dynamic, self-righting behavior, Integrative and Comparative Biology 55 Abstract
  36. *Li C, Pullin AO, Haldane DW, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2014). Shape-assisted body reorientation enhances trafficability through cluttered terrain, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 59 Abstract
  37. *Li C, Fearing RS, Full RJ (2014). Insects traversing grass-like vertical compliant beams, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 58 Abstract
  38. *Li C, Full RJ (2014). Insects traversing grass-like vertical compliant beams, Integrative and Comparative Biology 54 Abstract
  39. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2013). Rapid locomotion of a small lizard on sand requires fluid-like ground reaction forces, Integrative and Comparative Biology 53 Abstract
  40. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). Using terradynamics to understand the role of limb morphology in legged locomotion on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 53 Abstract
  41. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). A resistive force model for complex intrusion in granular media, Society of Engineering Science 50th Annual Technical Meeting Abstract
  42. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2013). Resistive Force Theory Predicts Locomotion of a Legged Robot On Granular Media, ASA, CSSA, & SSSA International Annual Meetings Abstract
  43. Li C, Goldman DI (2012). Towards a terramechanics for legged locomotion on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 Abstract
  44. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman, D.I. (2012). Impact and intrusion of the foot of a lizard running rapidly on sand, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  45. Zhang T, Li C, Goldman DI (2012). A resistive force model for complex intrusion in granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  46. Qian F, Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2012). Robot locomotion on weak ground, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 57 Abstract
  47. Qian F, Zhang T, Li C, Shen J, Hoover AM, Birkmeyer P, Pullin A, Fearing RS, Goldman DI, Masarati P. (2012), Legged locomotion of a bio-inspired lightweight robot on granular media, Integrative and Comparative Biology 52 Abstract
  48. Qian F, Zhang T, Shen J, Li C, Hoover AM, Birkmeyer P, Fearing RS, Goldman DI (2011), Lightweight robot locomotion on granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 56 Abstract
  49. Li C, Lau L.K, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2011). The effect of substrate properties on hind foot use during locomotion of the zebra-tailed lizard, Integrative and Comparative Biology 51 Abstract
  50. Li C, Hsieh ST, Umbanhowar PB, Goldman DI (2011). Multi-functional use of the elongate hind foot of the zebra-tailed lizard during running on different substrates, American Society of Biomechanics Annual Meeting Abstract
  51. Li C, Umbahnowar PB, Goldman DI (2010). The effects of limb kinematics on the motion of a legged robot on sand, Integrative and Comparative Biology 50 Abstract
  52. Li C, Ding Y, Umbahnowar PB, Goldman DI (2010). Force generation during rotational intrusion into granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 55 Abstract
  53. Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Komsuoglu H, Koditschek DE, Goldman DI (2009). Enhancement of legged robot speed on granular media using kinematics which promote solidification, Integrative and Comparative Biology 49 (Best Student Paper in DCB at SICB 2009) Abstract
  54. Li C, Umbanhowar PB, Komsuoglu H, Koditschek DE, Goldman DI (2009). Legged locomotion on sand, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 55 Abstract
  55. Ding Y, Maladen RD, Li C, Goldman DI (2009). Resistive force theory for sand swimming, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 54 Abstract
  56. Goldman DI, Maladen RD, Li C, Ding Y (2009). Undulatory swimming of a sandfish lizard in granular media, Bulletin of the American Physical Society 54 Abstract

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